September Newsletter 
WSSU Work Study Job Opportunities

Larry Morris is a WSSU graduate student from Wilmington, N. C. who currently interns at The Enterprise Center under the supervision of Elva Jones, Ph.D. Larry is currently working on his master's degree in Information Technology. Larry said, "Working at The Enterprise Center has developed my problem-solving skills, and has helped me adjust to being in  a business setting."

The Enterprise Center is a great place for students to gain work experience and we are currently looking for editorial and marketing assistants.  If you are a junior or senior looking for a part-time opportunity, please send your resume to

The Enterprise Center Businesses Support
3rd Annual Triad Minority Business Expo
Betty Ann Falkner of
The Center For Smart Financial Choices with the center's volunteer James Dean

REALTORS, The Morgan Group
L - R: Lester Morgan, TV Personality
Petri Hawkins-Byrd, DaRhonda
Morgan, & Jerrell Morgan
Request a neighborhood market report, find out what your home is worth, or view current Triad listings here!


Will "E.J." Furches of A  Slice of Heaven Desserts with Actor Lamman Rucker

Enterprise Center Insurance Agent, Constance Harris
had important insurance information to share, and lot of free goodies to give away!
Learn more about Baker, Harris, & Associates here!

Here we GROW again! We're excited to welcome our newest associates!

Eleanor Collins & Tawana Leak of
Sustaining Hope Inc.

  Sustaining Hope, Inc. is a multi-service company. Their primary services include property management, real estate investing, lawn care, and home repair services.

Entrepreneur Of The Month Spotlight:
Kit-tena Ferguson and Julian Brittano
of Nu-Archer Productions

Nu Archer Productions, Inc.:
Where Film Meets Social Change

Nu Archer Productions, Inc. was founded by Kit-Tena Ferguson and Julian Brittano. Kit earned her Master's Degree in professional counseling from Liberty University, and is a former Mrs. Black North Carolina. Julian is an actor, artist, and author. He is currently appearing on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network on the series Greenleaf.

Nu Archer Productions, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 film production company created to finance and produce films, documentaries, TV, and other forms of media that are uniquely dedicated to the empowerment of women and minorities with the purpose of igniting social change. They believe when a minority creates social change in society, the new view becomes an integral part of the society's culture. Nu Archer Productions, Inc. believes that it's time to address the marginalization of women and minorities head on. With the power of cinema, Nu Archer Productions, Inc. will to do just that. 

Meet Nu-Archer Productions: 
Kit-Tena Ferguson, 2014 Mrs. Black North Carolina
 & actor Julian Brittano 
The Enterprise Center in Action!

Meet The 2016 Dr. Vivian H. Burke Triad Minority Business Expo Pioneer Award Recipient!

Carol Davis, Esquire receives the 2016 Dr. Vivian H. Burke Pioneer Award from the Expo's founder, Reginald McCaskill. Carol Davis serves as the Executive Director of the Simon Green Atkins Community Development Corporation and The Enterprise Center Business Incubator.

Left to right: Actor Julian Brittano, S. G. Atkins CDC Executive Director Carol Davis, Actor Lamman Rucker, and Chairman / CEO of Maximum Enterprises Inc. & WSSU alumnus Reginald McCaskill

Congratulations To Betty Ann Falkner 
Of The Center For Smart Financial Choices!

Betty Ann Falkner received her Accredited Financial Counselor Certification. This certification represents the highest standard in the field of financial counseling and education. It tells both professionals and consumers that you are a subject matter expert, able to work with clients through comprehensive, life-cycle financial education and are committed to the highest ethical standards to help create lasting behavior impact for each client. Congratulations again Betty Ann!

Enterprise Center Associate Dr. Antwain Tate Goode's
Tate Consulting Leadership Mixer 
For Business Professionals

                                                    Mayor Allen Joines & Dr. Goode                

Insurance agent & event sponsor, Emma Allen with Dr. Goode


The Enterprise Center has :

A Conference & Banquet Center
A Community Garden
Real Estate Brokers
Insurance Agents
Digital Signage
Video & Film Production
Mental Health Services
Behavioral Health Services
Personal Care Services
CNA Training & Support
General  Contractors
Electrical Contractors
Architecture & Design
The Natural Capital Investment Fund
The Center for Smart Financial Choices
Business Counseling
Event Planning 
WSSU Faculty & Student Interns
.... All we're missing is YOU!

We offer private office  space , and are pleased to announce our new shared cowork space option!

Learn more and reserve your office NOW!
Call 336-734-6900, or e-mail

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S. G. Atkins Community Development Corporation's 
Housing Development Activities

National Night Out At Ridgewood Place

S. G. Atkins Community Development Corporation celebrated National Night Out with the Ridgewood Place Community. National Night Out is an annual nationwide event designed to build strong community partnerships that promote safer neighborhoods. It's also a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors and have lots of fun. The members of The Winston-Salem Police Department and Fire Department came out to support the residents of Ridgewood Place. There was food, family, games, and fellowship!

It's time to REDISCOVER Ridgewood Place!

The foundation has been laid and the vinyl siding, walls, and roof are up! Ridgewood Place is growing again with new homes being developed by S. G. Atkins CDC, Phase IV Realty, and the City of Winston-Salem. We
are very proud to work with WSSU Alumnus, William Crews, who is the general contractor and  owner of Phase IV Realty for 18 years.

Ridgewood Place is located in Winston-Salem's Sensational Southeast Ward and is conveniently located just minutes away from shopping, dining, recreation, schools, and highways. Interest rates are low and down payment assistance up to $14,800 is available for QUALIFIED buyers. Reserve your lot now. Please contact S. G. Atkins CDC at 336-734-6900 or 336-904-2403 for details.

Please join us for our
2016 Presidential Debate Watch Party
on Monday September 26, 2016

How excited are you about the first 2016 Presidential Debate? This should be a good one! Are you in? Why watch alone? Debates are always better when watched with friends. No matter which candidate you're supporting, watch with us, and get involved! Mark your calendar NOW! RSVP so that you don't miss out! And why not bring a friend or two? We will also have special guests and discussion about voter registration. Light refreshments will be provided. Special guests will be announced soon.

UJIMA CDC invites you to learn about the benefits of living at
 the new Emmanuel Retirement Village!
Ujima Community Development Corporation invites seniors (62+) to attend an informational meeting at 6 pm on every Monday in September at The Enterprise Center.  They are pre-leasing a special neighborhood designed by seniors for seniors that will feature one and two bedroom apartments with privacy and social amenities.

Monday September 12, 19, and 26, 2016
Information sessions start at 6:00 p.m.

Hungry For Progress? Meet Others In The Community
Working On Food Related Projects
Forsyth Food Meetup meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at The Enterprise Center. This is an excellent chance to hear about what is going on in the region, ask questions, collaborate, and share ideas.  For more information contact Marcus Hill at 336-406-8765.

Forsyth Food Meetup: September 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Bet The Farm Development Seminar
The " Bet The Farm" Development Seminar includes insight towards: individual strategic planning, family planning strategies, identification of individual capabilities, personal mission statement creation, leader positioning strategies, networking & team building, and individual decision making strategies.

Tuesday September 13, 2016 from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Community Garden Celebration

Join Simon's Community Gardens for their FREE Community Garden Celebration.  There will  be food, fun, and festivities. Chef demonstrations, kid's activities, and more!

Saturday September 17, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The rain date is Saturday , September 24, 2016
Call 336-816-8955 for details.

SERIOUS FUN! Join Us For Our Presidential  Debate Watch Party!

Don't watch the 1st 2016 Presidential Debate alone! Join us on Monday September 26, 2016 for an evening of fun and bi-partisan debate discussion. Bring a friend or group. We are going to have special guests and information about
voter registration. Light refreshments will also be served.

Monday September 26, 2016 from 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Can You Dig It? Volunteer at Simon's Green Acre Community Gardens
Join our gardeners at Simon's  Green Acre Community
Gardens on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Come out and
be ready to have some FUN! Get involved and GROW! 
For more information contact Sigrid Hall at 336-750-3148.

Wednesdays at 5:30 PM and Saturdays at 9:00 AM

SouthEast Winston-Salem Residents Can Get Involved
With Their Community By Attending SENA Meetings

The SouthEast Neighborhood Association (SENA) meets at The Enterprise Center on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM.

Join Or Learn About The Winston-Salem Black Chamber of Commerce

The Winston-Salem Black Chamber of Commerce meets at The Enterprise Center on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. The mission of the WSBCC is to empower & sustain the black business community through entrepreneurship, training, and economic activity within the greater Winston-Salem region.
Upcoming October Events

Saturday October 1, 2016 12 PM - 3 PM:
SENA Annual Community Day Celebration
514 Waughtown Street WS, NC 27107

Saturday October 8, 2016 12 PM - 5 PM
Multicultural Bridal Fair and Fashion Show
The Enterprise Center
1922 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive WS, NC 27107

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are always welcomed at The Enterprise Center and The S. G. Atkins Community Development Corporation.  Consider sharing your skills and time with us. Together we all benefit, and you can help make a difference!

Please call 336-734-6900 or e-mail for details.

We are pleased to announce the launch of our exciting new website!

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